In Moscow, US Basketball star Brittney Griner is on trial on the charge of “transportation of drugs”.
The hearing began today – four months after she was first arrested while travelling to play basketball in Russia. Griner was detained at a Moscow-area airport after cannabis oil was allegedly found in her luggage in February. The drug charges Griner faces carry a sentence of up to 10 years.
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Lock her up! She can practice kneeling in a prison cell in Russia! Respect your country and those who died protecting you. It’s a lesson for her 🤷🏽♀️
That's quite a bit of "déja vu" (taking political hostage) after a long series of canadians actually executed in China over cannabis, although we only heard of the 2 Michael anyway…
If they were planning to take political prisoner they should have grabbed someone with actual value not some entertainer 😆
Guess when you break the law, America not to horrible huh . You hypocrite!
Please no dont keep her for 10 years make it 20
Russia will not release her they will send her to jail and her basketball would had literally die.
this is ridiculous, bring BG home!!
They didn't "threaten" 10 years. That's the lawfull maximum sentence for the crime she has committed. Many countries take their narcotics laws very seriously, she's lucky to not have been in a country that executes people for such crimes.
This is why you should allways look into where it is you're traveling.
Calling it "just" 0.7g" of cannabisoil is also misleading. There is generally just between 3-8 mg (miligram) of nicotine in a 10ml cartridge. and 1g = 1000mg. So 0.7g is 700mg.
And suddenly the quantity isn't all that small anymore.
Just say no to DRUGS!
You guys take her, the USA doesn't want her back.
She needs more tattoos.
She's definitely gonna have trauma after this.. she's never gonna be the same
Pretty sure "she" is a man…
Russia can keep this dude.
After the conviction good luck getting another passport.
When you leave the United States you are not in Kansas anymore. Do not do illegal things in other countries. What is fine here is not elsewhere. You broke the law plain and simple.
LOL…she would have been better off writing Trump and cutting a midnight deal about a significant "humanitarian donation" to Putin's "charity" of choice to express here remorse and regret…to get the full leniency from Russian Law…that possible 10 years max is all about how good a deal she is willing to make it worthwhile the Russian People 😀
I wish I was making 200k plus lol
Hopefully she will get 10 years 🙏 maybe she will not hate the United States so much.
The US should swap Trump for Brittney Griner.
She protested the American Anthem let her rot in jail
Exchange a stoner for a man called „ the merchant of death „ . 😔
She knelt in America…now stand for Russia! A real brain surgeon!
She’s not a victim. She stupidly broke their laws. It’s so interesting that she thinks our country is terrible but want our government to help her. Imagine working for a company that is 10M+ in the red annually, pays you a 1/4M salary, but complain your not getting paid enough.
You take a trip to Russia got caught having drugs and….you want Russia to be like oh is okay 💩 happens be on your way oh by the way welcome to our country. Am i missing something here? You are a visitor to the country and you pull something like this? It is a total disrespect.
Bruh for .07 grams lmaoo yall that tough out there ??
"My coat had a hole in the pocket, I had to bite three fingers off" – Jimmy two fingers ✌️
🇺🇸Well I say leave her there for her own good. There's no way she will have to listen to the national anthem in a Russian prison. It's the safest thing for her. Don't you just love irony sometimes?
She is Not paid fairly in the USA. If she was, she would have to actually give money to the wnba because the league LOSES Tens of Millions every year just to have a season!!!!
10 years is a good time for an attitude adjustment, perhaps it wasn’t so bad here?
GOOD LOCK HIM UP CANT SMUGGLE DRUGS IN OTHER COUNTRIES PLUS AMERICA CANNOT TELL RUSSIA & OTHER COUNTRIES WAT TO DO WITH DEY LAWS NEITHER LOCK HIM UP SEND DA QW3ARS A MESSAGE & SEND EM A MESSAGE WORLDWIDE WIT DIS
Russia just extended her visitor's VISA by 10 years to learn all things Russian. Such a generous country!
No trade,Then you Jeopardizing all US citizens lives over Her Mistakes..
There are alot of Americans in Russia prisons..
This will do her good. No CNN no MSNBC no BLM no NPR no ABC no MTV no Twitter no Facebook for 10 years. She'll come out of this a much better person
We can only hope that Russia detained her for a decade. She was so anti-American she wouldn’t listen to the national anthem. Now let her listen to the Russian anthem for 10 years.
DO THE CRIME, DO THE TIME. POETIC JUSTICE!!!!!
Let's hope they do.
They have no idea how many people actually promotes her to stay in her new country. Maybe she’ll like that one better!
О, скажи, ты видишь
Ранним светом рассвета
Что мы так гордо приветствовали
В последнем мерцании сумерек?
Чьи широкие полосы и яркие звезды
Через опасный бой
Над крепостными стенами мы смотрели
Были так галантно стримить?
И красный свет ракеты
Бомбы рвутся в воздухе
Дал доказательство в течение ночи
Что наш флаг все еще там
О, разве развевается это усыпанное звездами знамя?
Над землей свободной
А дом храбрых?
Let's hope so.
She admitted to having it.